With the unpredictable weather, gift shopping, and party after party with people you haven’t seen since last Christmas, it’s easy to lose track of time. Keeping on top of your exercise routine can easily fall to the bottom of your to do list, so we’re going to lay out a few ways you can adjust it for the winter.
One of the most important aspects of working out is making sure you have the correct form. Fail to do so, and not only could all your hard work be wasted, but you could have a high risk of sustaining serious injury.
Weight lifting is one of the most iconic exercises of them all – throughout history people have engaged in weight lifting to make themselves stronger, increase their muscle mass and develop their fitness. It can be a fantastic way to take control of your bodies abilities and your appearance, but for its many benefits it also has some essential risks involved.
There are anywhere from 650 to over 800 muscles in our bodies, so it is inevitable that they will have the occasional problem. Muscle tightness is far from a serious issue in most cases, but it can still be inconvenient. Although they’re usually not very painful, stiff muscles can be very limiting to our physical activities. So what exactly causes stiff muscles?
For people who don’t run competitively, running might seem like all one thing. But for those of us who do, we know that there are completely different types of runners, and your physical abilities will determine if you sprint short distances or run longer, endurance races.
Whether you’re a fitness enthusiast or a light exerciser, knowing the basics when it comes to sports warm up can save you a lot of pain from stretched muscles or tendons.
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Want to start exercising this Winter but not sure how to start? Then you've come to the right place. Read our Winter Exercise Guide and we'll give you tonnes of help on how to get started
Core stability is a key component for those who play sport, do Pilates or are recovering from back complications. Read on to learn tips about your core.
Are you thinking of starting a Pilates class? If you are to keen to get involved,keep reading to find out what Pilates is about & what it involves.
The weather has taken a noticeable turn towards the Winter in the last few weeks and this change brings about a number of considerations for people who exercise and play sports outdoors. Although we are most likely a number weeks from seeing our coldest weather but it is still important to consider how you might need to alter your exercise and training regimes during the coming months. If you do not like treadmills and indoor exercise you need to consider how to stay safe during colder periods of weather. If you are off on a winter holiday sometime in the coming months then this blog is most certainly worth a read!
You may think arthritis and exercise do not go hand in hand, however this is definitely not the case. It was believed for many years that if an individual had arthritis they should not attempt exercise as it could further damage joints. Today, research shows that exercise is an essential tool in the management of arthritis.
It is believed that people who exercise on a regular basis also start to eat better and as a result their brain may change, according to research undertaken in the U.S. This may seem like a fairly straightforward statement, but research is needed to gain a fuller understanding of the topic area.
The 31st Dublin Marathon is only a few days away now and we hope that everyone’s training and preparation are going to plan. Here at The Physio Company we fully understand the physical and mental demands of this race and we have some great post-race treatment offers for those of you who may be feeling the effects of months of hard training.
Most of us are aware that warming up and cooling down go hand in hand with exercise and physical activity. However, what it actually does and how it should be done isn’t always clear.
While exercise won’t rewind the clock on ageing, it does show signs of helping slow it down. Evidence continues to mount that exercise has many benefits to help people look and feel younger.
With the weather improving and more people wanting to get out and get active, people are looking for new ways to exercise. With a huge increase in bootcamps popping up around the city there are many options for fun and quick ways to get fit.